Ironman Events

With Ironman approaching us at last, let’s remind ourselves what the different events for the weekend will be! We will have three different events over three days. IRONKIDS will take place on Friday evening from 5-7pm (12th Aug) – we are currently connecting with those registered and re-setting them in their correct age groups. IRONMAN […]

Ironman 2022

We were all disappointed to see Ironman get postponed last year I’m sure, but now we just need to enjoy this year all the more. August 13th 2022 the race comes back to Youghal again. We can only hope that it doesn’t rain as heavily as the last Ironman! I look forward to seeing the […]

Christmas Lights 2021

On Saturday November 20th Santa Claus arrived in style courtesy of Youghal Fire Brigade to the switching on of the Christmas Lights event. Santa and his friends Buddy the Elf and the Grinch were escorted to Market Square by Youghal Pipe Band where they were greeted and cheered by many excited boys and girls. Entertainment […]

Town Wall Receives Funding for Repairs

The Heritage Council has announced that Cork County Council has received €40,000 in funding for repairs to a section of Youghal’s medieval wall under the Irish Walled Towns Network. When speaking about it after the confirmation Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton said: “I am delighted to learn that the Heritage Council has granted considerable funding […]

Library Funding

Among the many projects receiving funding as part of the East Cork Development, Youghal received €4m for the development of a new library on North Main Street. Local politicians James O’ Connor and Mary Linehan Foley both praised the decision. James O’ Connor welcomed it saying investment in this library will create a community hub […]

Youghal Christmas Market

There will be a Youghal Christmas Market, at Barry’s Lane, tomorrow Saturday the 12th and 19th, from 11am to 4pm. Food lovers will be in their element with the array of pretzels, crepes, pastries etc to choose from & craft lovers will find a great selection of local craft as well as stalls from local businesses! […]

Progress on Boardwalk continues at rapid rate

The construction of the Boardwalk on the strand beach is coming along very quickly. They have now sunk the first metal pylons into the sand at Redbarn beach. The extension will not connect directly to the Claycastle section, but will be split by the carpark. It is estimated to be done by December of 2020, and […]

YOUGHAL CHAMBERS SUBMISSION RE. TOWN DEVELOPMENT FUND.

Businesses throughout the Town have learned to adapt to the ever-changing stages of our roadmap to recovery. The more outside the box thinking the better the chance of surviving and eventually getting stronger during these uncertain times. We must realize that today it’s not just about yourself, it’s about working together, it’s about showing our […]

Youghal Future Needs / Opinion Poll

Results of opinion poll on Youghal’s Future Needs. Youghal Chamber of Tourism and Commerce conducted an online opinion poll on Youghal’s Future Needs, the following is a breakdown of the results. The Poll highlights the various deficiencies to the Youghal Area, including the obvious lack of Local Industry, Beach Facilities and the urgent need of […]